Lopez, Jessica

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Lopez, Jessica

Jessica joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2018 from the UT Health McGovern Medical School at Houston where she was a genetic counselor and clinical instructor. She is a board-certified genetic counselor with experience in prenatal and pediatric genetics. Jessica is a graduate of the Genetic Counseling Program at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She works in GGC’s Greenville office providing general genetic counseling for pediatric and adult patients. Jessica is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Contact Information

Office (864) 678-7893
Fax (864) 250-9582
jlopez@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, Stetson University, 2009
  • M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Wagner, V.F., Northrup, H., Hashmi, S.S., Nguyen, J.M., Koenig, M.K, and Davis, J.M.: Attitudes of Individuals with Gaucher Disease toward Substrate Reduction Therapies. J. Genet. Couns., 2017. Doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0137-0.
  • Sagaser KG, Stevens B, Davis J, Northrup H, Ramdaney A. Close but not quite: Two cases of sex chromosome aneuploidies outside the scope of cell free DNA screening. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018;1–3. https://doi.org/10.1002/pd.5264

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis and guide her care. Dr. Champaigne and Ami...

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